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Enjoy Professional Learning with CASI 2017 TED-Style Talks

Do you enjoy learning more about functional medicine, but wish medical conferences had a little more zing than zag and lag? Then you won’t want to miss the Clinical and Scientific Insights (CASI) conference on functional medicine, by Design’s for Health. This year’s conference chair, David Brady, ND has organized a line up of leading […]

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Tieraona Low Dog & INNATE Response Partner in “&Wholism” Movement

True health is greater than the sum of its parts with “&Wholism” Movement.  Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. and INNATE Response™ are teaming up to support a movement in health and wellness, they call “&Wholism.” Dr. Low Dog will reveal what this means for practitioners in a webinar on Oct. 19, 2p.m. EST, that is open […]

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Balancing Priorities as Integrative Healthcare Providers

Relationships, priorities, and a life worth living when serving as a physician Essay by Adam Perlman, MD, MPH, Director of the Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University. Relationships are a key component to success — and sometimes failure — not only on the job but also in one’s life. Whether it’s our relationships […]

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Opioids may exacerbate pain, new study shows

Increasingly practitioners are voicing concerns about the long-term safety of opioid medications for treating chronic pain. Since 2000, nearly 165,000 lives have been lost from addiction to prescription opioids, according to federal reports. A new study by professors at University of Colorado Boulder shows the escalation of opioid prescriptions for pain may actually contribute to […]

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Integrative Treatments for Reducing Inflammation

The American diet, stress and sedentary lifestyle are at odds with the body’s systems to quell the fire from within. At this year’s InnoVision conference,  Inflammation, Cooling the Heat, with world’s leading experts will present the most current research on taming inflammation. REGISTER HERE FOR CONFERENCE INFLAMMATION: COOLING THE HEAT, SEPT. 30 – OCT 1, […]

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Organic vs Conventional Farming Methods, By Andrew Campbell MD

Andrew Campbell, Speaker INFLAMMATION, COOLING THE HEAT, Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2016. From the Today’s Practitioner archives, excerpt of a letter, by Andrew W. Campbell, MD, published in Alternative Therapies, VOL. 18, NO.6, Nov. 2012. The Annals of Internal Medicine published a review by Dr Crystal Smith-Spangler and others titled: “Are Organic Foods Safer […]

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As seen in WSJ: Nutrigenomics, next new field of medicine

A new frontier is emerging in genomic medicine and culinary arts that is destined to dramatically change the lexicon of food, human genomes and health. It’s called culinary genomics or nutrigenomics. As reported in the Wall Street Journal, this is the new frontier in medicine. Today’s Practitioner is pleased to announce that the first ever […]

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TOP READ Newly Found Lymphatic System Connects Brain & Immunity

You can forget everything you learned in medical school about the lymphatic system (well, not everything). But researchers at the University of Virginia found undiscovered vessels that directly connect the brain and lymphatic system, as published in Nature. Despite decades of contrary opinions they did not exist, this changes everything we understand diseases like autism, […]

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